After a large number of students took admission in various colleges of Delhi University (DU), the first cut-off list for undergraduate courses was finally concluded on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
With the completion of the process for merit-based admissions, the varsity announced a total of five more cut-off lists. But also, many favoured courses are expected to be inaccessible at the colleges of your choice in the second cut-off list.
The University had a total of 56,000 seats for the undergraduate courses for the year 2018-19. According to an official, over 11,000 applications were approved by colleges of the Delhi University in three days, which is almost six times the applications that were received last year.
On June 18, the first day to complete the formalities, students faced a number of difficulties, as the institute’s server came under severe pressure. As the documents and certificates of the students are stored on DigiLocker, a cloud storage, possessed by government was not properly integrated with the university portal.
Many students complained about the hassle faced by them due to slow connectivity on the varsity’s website.But the technical faults were handled soon, which lead the process smoothly afterwards.
“The admission portal crashed several times and the website took ages to get loaded. I was finally able to download the application form and got a printout ten minutes before the deadline,” said Aashi, a student who has applied for History honours at Indraprastha College for Women.
The gross minimum requirement of marks was lower than that of last year.
This year, according to an official, a total number of 2,78,544 applicants had made payments, in which, 1,34,297 from females, 1,44,248 males and 29 wers from other applicants.
The maximum applications were received from the capital city, Delhi (1,38,460).
The data showed that the national capital was followed by Uttar Pradesh (76,042), Haryana (45,542), Bihar (16,838), Rajasthan (11,625) and Madhya Pradesh (6,630).
The least number of applications were received from Karnataka (364), closely followed by Chandigarh (557), Arunachal Pradesh (698), Gujarat (784), Tamil Nadu (801), and Andhra Pradesh (936).
On June 25, the students can easily get access to the second cut-off lists through official websites of respective colleges.